DevOps Engineer
Rafter - San Mateo, CA

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Rafter, Inc. the leading course materials
management platform, lowers the cost of education by providing
colleges and universities with much needed tools to manage the rapidly
changing world of course materials on campus. To learn more visit
www.rafter.com and watch our video. Rafter evolved from
BookRenter.com, the first online textbook rental site, launched in
2008 with a mission to make education more affordable by allowing
students to rent textbooks for up to 80% off the retail price. Rafter
is one of the few private ed tech companies that is truly lowering the
cost of higher education for students. By working directly with more
than 300 schools to turn the painful and archaic process of managing
course materials into a low cost, student-centric service,
Rafter has saved students more than $300m . By
taking an enterprise approach to course materials management, the
Rafter Course Materials Network takes a more holistic approach that
provides colleges and universities with a path to discover, adopt,
distribute and manage physical and digital course materials.

http://www.rafter.com/

http://www.bookrenter.com/

DevOps Engineer

Position Summary:
In order to meet our explosive growth, we are seeking a
DevOps Engineer to join our team. We've
already invested in automating many parts of our infrastructure and
deployment systems but we're looking for you to help us make them even
better. The DevOps group at Rafter strives to improve our processes
so our engineering and operations teams can work smarter and
faster. Above all, we are looking for a candidate that is passionate
about DevOps and a strong believer in the concept "infrastructure
as code".

Primary Responsibilities:
Building and improving our automated infrastructure
through Chef

Improving
site performance , monitoring ,
and overall stability of our platform

Supporting our engineering and operations teams to meet
infrastructure needs

Improving our deployment and release processes

Troubleshooting site issues

Minimum Requirements:
Strong
Linux
skills (preferably
Ubuntu
)

Sound programming fundamentals with a passion for elegant
code

Experience scaling web
applications

Experience managing web servers

Pluses :
Hands on experience with configuration managements tools and
concepts ( Chef, Puppet, etc. )

MySQL experience from both a developer and
administrator perspective
Experience with advanced
networking and high availability
systems
Experience with cloud
computing and/or AWS
Experience
with disaster recovery and resilience

We offer competitive salary, benefits, and the chance to
improve the lives of millions of students!

Read more about our success:
Rafter Experiences 1,400 Percent Annual Revenue Growth in

On-Campus Commerce:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/schools-running-rafter-platform-saved-133056097.html

http://www.informationweek.com/education/leadership/how-rafter-helps-colleges-cut-textbook-c/240152363

To learn more about Rafter, visit us on the web at
www.rafter.com .

Rafter is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an
affirmative action employer.

“Veterans of the United States Armed Forces are encouraged to
apply. Thank you for your service.”